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Labor Is Demanding an End to Wall Street Stock Buybacks

Source: Jacobin November 20, 2022   Stock buybacks are a major way the rich can hoard their wealth instead of…

Union Plus: Scholarships for Union Families

  Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $5 million to students of working families who…

Union Plus: Get Paid to Shop This Holiday

Planning on shopping for the holidays, union member? Why not get paid for it? Sign up for the Union Plus…

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NIOSH Announces Free, Confidential Black Lung Screenings for Coal Miners

SOURCE: CDC DATE: 7/12/2022 WASHINGTON, DC — The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) will offer free, confidential black lung screenings to coal miners in August 2022. The screenings provide early detection of black lung disease, a serious but preventable disease in coal miners caused by breathing coal mine dust. Screenings are provided […]

HAVE YOU BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH BLACK LUNG WITH PROGRESSIVE MASSIVE FIBROSIS (PMF) OR WITH WORSENING OF YOUR DISEASE?

A Double Blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled Trial Evaluating the Efficacy And Safety of Nintedanib Over 52Weeks in Patients With Progressive Fibrosing Coal Mine Dust-Induced Interstitial Lung Disease(PF-CMD-ILD) You may be eligible to participate in a research study to help understand the safety and effectiveness of an FDA approved medication, Nintedanib, in preventing progression of Black Lung. […]

Trumka among 17 to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Source: Associated Press Date: July 1, 2022 By: Darlene Superville WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will present the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to 17 people, including actor Denzel Washington, gymnast Simone Biles and the late John McCain, the Arizona Republican with whom Biden served in the U.S. Senate. Biden will also recognize Sandra Lindsay, the […]

Electric battery maker, coal union announce WVa labor pact

SOURCE: Washington Post DATE: May 24, 2021 BY: John Raby CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The energy startup SPARKZ said Tuesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the nation’s largest coal miners’ union on a labor-management agreement for its planned electric battery factory in West Virginia. The company and the United Mine Workers of America […]

Union Plus: Memorial Day Car Events

This Memorial Day, easily shop new and used cars online with the Union Plus Auto Buying Service. Plus, take advantage of your exclusive Union Member benefits:   Ready to sell your car? Get a cash offer from a local dealer in minutes. $100 rebate on new union-made cars* Remote paperwork and vehicle delivery options available […]

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